June Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar

WAC Certification Training for St. Thomas Faculty

Date & Time:

Monday, June 25, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

June 25-29, 2018


After three hours of presentation and discussion, participants will have the afternoons to work on their courses and to consult individually with Chris Anson.



O'Shaughnessy Educational Center 311

Dr. Chris Anson will cover the following topics:

  • What does it mean to approach writing as a process as well as a product?
  • What is the relationship of writing to thinking?
  • How can writing be used as a tool for learning subject matter and for critical thinking?
  • What are effective ways to plan, present, sequence, and assess both formal and informal writing assignments?
  • What are helpful and efficient ways to respond to student writing?

Upon submission of revised course materials, each participant receives a stipend of $500 and is certified to teach WAC courses.

<p>University Distinguished Professor</p>
<p>Director, Campus Writing & Speaking Program</p>
<p>North Carolina State University</p>
<p><a href=“http://www.ansonica.net/”>www.ansonica.net</a></p>

Dr. Chris M. Anson

University Distinguished Professor

Director, Campus Writing & Speaking Program

North Carolina State University


All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.